how to pronounce periscope


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the above transcription of periscope is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

periscope is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of periscope in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… youtube periscope wherever you're at …”

meanings of periscope


  1. A general or comprehensive view.
  2. A form of viewing device that allows the viewer to see things at a different height level and usually with minimal visibility.


  1. To rise and peer around, in the manner of a periscope.
  2. To broadcast live video stream using Periscope app via phone or tablet.

periscope frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word periscope occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics periscope can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that periscope can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to periscope


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